Journeys of Entrepreneurs
Stories of Risk Takers Who Improved Themselves, Their Employees, Their Customers, and Their Communities
by Lee Rice
Despite the failure of many entrepreneurs to become successful, the future growth of the US economy depends on new capital formation that leads to jobs and growth. It is important, therefore, that governmental policies not impede this process.
Explore how sixteen entrepreneurs from Virginia and Maryland took risks to become successful. They focused on customer service, good employee relations, and other innovations to overcome the recent recession and other obstacles.
These entrepreneurs and others like them prove that Adam Smith’s eighteenth-century “invisible hand” theory continues to be true. Entrepreneurs embrace change that is disruptive in order to deliver better products to customers. Ultimately, they enrich not only their own lives, but also the lives of their employees, their customers, and their communities.
Good entrepreneurs can succeed in all areas. Whether it’s food service, health care, engineering or another field, they always find a way to get the job done. Discover how they do it, gain an appreciation for their accomplishments, and learn how you can experience similar success in Journeys of Entrepreneurs.
- iUniverse, November 2011
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